Sitting on the Moon is an excellent showcase for second-echelon stars Roger Pryor and Grace Bradley, here cast as songwriter Danny West and fading movie star Polly Blair. Hoping to jump-start Polly's career, Danny breaks up his partnership with lyricist Mike (William Newell), who finds some comfort in the arms of Polly's wisecracking pal Mattie (Pert Kelton). ( 4 reviews ) Topic: Musical
Mail airplanes in the Yukon are being sabotaged and crashed by mail stealing bandits and the Mounties must capture the bandits before they become victims of the next crash. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: James Newill, Louise Stanley, Warren Hull, Dave O'Brien
The Vampire Bat takes a different route from most other vampire films of its day and there is as much science in the story as their is supertition. In this film though the science is no bad thing because where there is science there is usually a scientist and scientists often need an assitant. In this film the assistant, Ruth Bertin, is played by the lovely Fay Wray who is also the love interest of the local police chief, Karl Brettschneider and when Karl's hands are not full with his... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: the vampire bat, fay wray, vampirism
The story centers on the memories of a writer (Gregory Peck) who is taking a safari in Africa. He develops a dangerous wound from a thorn prick, and lies awaiting his slow death. The loss of physical capability causes him to look inside himself - at his memories of the past years, and how little he has actually accomplished in his writing. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Ernest Hemingway, Ava Gardner, Susan Hayward, Gregory Peck
Mr. Wise Guy is a 1942 American film and the eighth starring The East Side Kids and produced by Sam Katzman for Monogram Pictures.For some reason, Sunshine Sammy Morrison does not appear in the billing or advertising, but he's definitely in the film as the familiar character of Scruno, at one point making an attractive appearance in a bathing suit.The East Side KidsLeo Gorcey as Ethelbert 'Muggs' McGinnisBobby Jordan as Danny CollinsHuntz Hall as Glimpy StoneErnest Morrison as Scruno... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Monogram Pictures,...
This film was unearthed from an estate sale in West Newton, Massachusetts. If anyone has any idea about the nature of this gathering please add it to the comments ( 5 reviews ) Topics: home movies, film
A B-western starring George Houston as Wild Bill Hickok, supported by Al St. John and Dave O'Brien. Mantan Moreland appears in a minor role. Directed by Sam Newfield Released in 1938 2 minutes are missing ( 1 reviews ) Topics: westerns, B-westerns, George Houston, Al St John, Dave O'Brien, Mantan Moreland
Considered THE archetypal sensationalized anti-drug movie, but it's really an exploitation film made to capitalize on the hot taboo subject of marijuana use. Like many exploitation films of the time, "Reefer Madness" tried to make a quick buck off of a forbidden subject while skirting the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930. The Code forbade the portrayal of immoral acts like drug use. (The illegal drug traffic must not be portrayed in such a way as to stimulate curiosity... ( 35 reviews ) Topics: exploitation, cult, pdmovies
Two astronauts, accompanied by their robot, set out to explore the surface of Venus. Things seem to be going well until violent changes begin to rework the surface. Will they be able to escape the planet with their lives? This film is also known as "Prehistoric Planet" and "Voyage to a Prehistoric Planet". This film began life as a Soviet-produced work. An American producer then added some new footage and changed the credits to hide the film's Soviet origin. The original... ( 12 reviews ) Topics: 1960s, Soviet Union, space
Entertaining British sci fi adventure about killer plants from outer space. Loosely adapted from John Wyndham's novel, "Day of the Triffids." Remade twice including a TV mini series. Directed by Steve Sekely & Freddie Francis (uncredited) Released in 1963. a.k.a. "Invasion of the Triffids" Complete Print. TRIVIA: The producer listed in the credits, George Pitcher, had nothing to do with this film. He was a retired film executive whose name was used to meet a British... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: sci fi, horror, alien invasions, carnivorous plants, mass blindness, Howard Keel, Nicole Maurly,...
An adventure serial in 12 chapters that is a mind-boggling mix of new sound footage with footage from the silent serial "The Jungle Goddess." All 12 chapters are strung together in one file, which might make this the longest unintentionally hilarious movie in history. Good luck in getting through all 3 hours and 17 minutes with your reason intact! Directed by Robert F Hill. Released in 1935 (and 1922). runtime 197 minutes. complete print. NOTE: Another mix of sound and silent footage... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: serials, matinee serials, adventures, Jungle girls, Mary Korman, Marilyn Spinner, Reed Howes
Spooks Run Wild is an American comedy horror film and the seventh film in the East Side Kids series, starring Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, and Bobby Jordan. Released in 1941, it was directed by Phil Rosen, in his first and only outing in the series, and produced by Sam Katzman (under the company name Banner Pictures). It is based on an original script by Carl Foreman and Charles R. Marion.Directed byPhil RosenProduced bySam KatzmanWritten byCarl ForemanCharles R.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Bela Lugosi, Sam Katzman, Monogram Pictures,...